JAMAICA: Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks
 Inicio > Internacionales | Publicado el Martes, 20 de Junio del 2017
JAMAICA: Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks


Jamaica Gleaner / LONDON (AP):

The attack on Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque yesterday follows a rising wave of violence and harassment directed against Muslims across Britain and around the world.

This month alone, a Muslim woman wearing a head scarf told police in Lancashire her car was struck by a bag of vomit. Worshippers at the Omar Faruque mosque in Cambridge found strips of ham attached to their vehicles. Several Muslim families have reported receiving letters warning, "You are no longer welcome in this country." Scores say they have been spat on.

Across Britain, Muslims say they are being targeted by a wave of animosity and violence simply because of the way they dress and worship, and because they share a religion hijacked by bloodthirsty extremists like the Islamic State group, which was quick to claim responsibility for recent attacks in Britain and elsewhere. In yesterday's attack, a man plowed a van into a crowd of worshippers, injuring at least nine people - a tactic used in the recent attacks on Westminster and London bridges.



EASY TARGETS London's police commissioner, Cressida Dick, said yesterday's assault outside two mosques during the holy month of Ramadan was clearly "an attack on Muslims".

"We are easy targets because of the way we dress and when we pray," said Hassan Ali, a 34-year-old resident of Finsbury Park, a north London neighborhood that is home to a large Muslim population and where the attack occurred. "But every time there is an attack here or elsewhere, we are blamed. When we are attacked, people look away."

Since the wave of IS-inspired terror attacks in Britain, there has been a five-fold increase of hate crimes against Muslims. Tensions have also been running high since Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a vote that was largely driven by anti-immigrant rhetoric - a message that was further reinforced by some of Britain's right-leaning tabloids and spread by populist European politicians promising to stem immigration and tackle terrorism associated with IS.

"I feel unsafe," said Emma Salem, a 15-year-old Muslim who lives in the neighborhood targeted yesterday.

JAMAICA: Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks

Con Información de Jamaica Gleaner

http://entornointeligente.com/articulo/10140490/JAMAICA-Muslims-targeted-by-violence-in-wake-of-ISclaimed-attacks/

Síguenos en Twitter @entornoi

Para mas información visite: Mundinews.com








Otras noticias de interés
Destacadas

Francisco Javier Velasquez VENEZUELA: Maduro nacionalizará a 10.000 colombianos
Francisco Velasquez Vinotinto Femenino con goleada histórica contra Bolivia en Copa América
Escuela Juana Sujo presenta "La Soberbia Milagrosa"  en la Sala Cabrujas de Los Palos Grandes
Victor Gill Ramirez <span style='display:none'>Porfiria Roberto Pocaterra Venezuela Rodgers//</span>
 Luis Szarán en el Foro Mundial Skoll de Emprendedurismo Social
Mejore la productividad de sus colaboradores con la movilidad laboral
Detallistas estaciones TOTAL  son reconocidos y premiados por sus logros
Francisco Velasquez <span style='display:none'>Roberto Pocaterra Venezuela Trevino//</span>
 Este viernes 13 habrá feria de empleo en Luque
Tomas Gonzalez Lacava reapareció en redes sociales luego de semanas de misterioso silencio
Tomas Gonzalez TSJ desde Bogotá dictó orden de captura contra Nicolás Maduro a Interpol
Fundación Yammine entregó donativos a 4 escuelas de fútbol
Elías Matta: Hay que abrir la industria petrolera al sector privado
Francisco Javier Velasquez #VidaFit 7 alimentos que te ayudarán a perder grasa abdominal

Mundo Oriental / Jesús Rincón EL TIGRE. Romel Roque, jefe del Distrito Sanitario Nº 5, informó que el pasado fin de semana, el hampa incursionó en las oficinas pertenecientes a ese...


Union Radio / WASHINGTON.- El vicepresidente estadounidense, Mike Pence, aseguró hoy que en su participación en la Cumbre de las Américas de Perú trabajará “estrechamente con los aliados de Latinoamérica para...


Union Radio / LA HAYA.- La Organización para la Prohibición de Armas Químicas (OPAQ) informó que ha pedido a Siria que “haga los arreglos necesarios” para el despliegue de un equipo...


Union Radio / CARACAS.- El presidente de la Casa Arturo Uslar Pietri, Antonio Ecarri , afirmó que está de acuerdo con la dolarización del país para comenzar a desmontar el sistema...

ATENCION: TODOS LOS CONTENIDOS PUBLICADOS EN ESTE SITE SON PROPIEDAD DE SUS RESPECTIVOS DUENOS, ENTORNOINTELIGENTE NO SE HACE RESPONSABLE POR LOS CONTENIDOS DE TERCEROS. CADA NOTICIA ESTA ASOCIADA AL MEDIO DE ORIGEN.
LOS AVISOS DE GOOGLE SON PROPIEDAD DE GOOGLE Y EN NINGUN MOMENTO GUARDAN RELACION CON LA LINEA EDITORIAL DEL PORTAL ENTORNOINTELIGENTE.COM